Category Archives: Restaurants

pesca

Pesca is Spanish for ‘fishing’ and the Pesca restaurant on the Riverwalk in San Antonio has a great selection of fish.  The food is delicious and the service professional.  A good (great!) eating experience!

Sumptuous Seafood on the Famed River Walk

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, traveling on business or enjoying a vacation with your family, the famed Pesca on the River restaurant at the Watermark Hotel & Spa is your perfect dining destination on the San Antonio River Walk.

Pesca on the River

From Pacific Salmon, to Texas blue crab, to their seafood bar featuring fresh oysters, the acclaimed Pesca restaurant will leave you delighted with your dining experience.  The high-energy atmosphere is highlighted by an impressive stone and glass oyster bar, terrace dining on the riverwalk and a private dining room ideal for special occasions.

Signature Dishes
Signature entrées include Crispy Skin Red Snapper Cioppino, Blackened Boneless Rib Eye and Seared Rare Tuna.  After dinner indulge with the Signature Margarita “Pie,” the eight layered “Maracaibo” Chocolate Cake or the Pistachio and Brandied Cherry Crème Brulee.

Oyster Bar
The Oyster Bar feature’s a global sampling of the freshest oysters, clams, crab, shrimp and ceviche paired with distinctive sauces.

Bar
The bar at Pesca offers an extensive menu featuring more than 50 varieties of Tequila.  An ample selection of vintage wines from around the world, classic cocktails and imported beers are also available.

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The food is VERY good!

The Shrimp Barn on Heidecke Street

The Shrimp Barn - 1513 Heideke Street

the catfish gumbo looked delicious (hubby pronounced the rolls very good!)

the catfish gumbo looked delicious (hubby pronounced the rolls very good!)

The place was packed (some customers came in and had to leave - no tables).

The place was packed (some customers came in and had to leave - no tables).

I had the fried catfish (scrumptious!).

I had the fried catfish (scrumptious!).

Read the Dailey Poet’s mention of The Shrimp Barn – and then visit this great cafe!

delicious chicken gumbo at Blake’s Cafe in McQueeney

this chicken gumbo was very very good!

this chicken gumbo was very very good!

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psychologists: what does it mean when one prefers the heel of the bread??

good food - good service

good food - good service

interesting decor

interesting decor

A little bread — a crust — a crumb
by Emily Dickinson

A little bread — a crust — a crumb —
A little trust — a demijohn —
Can keep the soul alive —
Not portly, mind! but breathing — warm —
Conscious — as old Napoleon,
The night before the Crown!